Online Teenspeak

One way teens express their individuality online is through slang and shorthand. What follows is a sampling.

wazup? - what's up?

ready 4 2nite? - ready for tonight?

lol - laugh out loud

wut? - what?

btw -by the way


brb -be right back


pos - parent over shoulder

luv - love

thank - for think

thang - for thing

b/c - because

dunno - don't know

g2g - got to go

lez - let's

rofl - rolling on the floor laughing

lylas - love you like a sis

carbon-dated - something older than parents. As in, 'Those shoes are so carbon dated!'

nmh - nothing much here

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